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Female entrepreneurs are a growing force to be reckoned with. Each year, more and more women take the initiative and start their own business ventures - at twice the rate of men. Women continue to reshape the business world with innovative models, both large and small. So why is there a lack of clear-cut, expert advice aimed at this dynamic female audience?In The Boss of You, Emira Mears and Lauren Bacon, founders of Raised Eyebrow Web Studios Inc. and co-editors of the well-known webzine Soapboxgirls, set out to answer this question. As intelligent entrepreneurs and straightforward writers, Emira and Lauren offer insight into beginning - and sustaining - small businesses from the female perspective. Peppered with stories from women who have been there, from cautionary tales to success stories, The Boss of You provides readers with real advice and career options that will allow them to live their values and achieve their own version of work-life balance.Whether you are an established professional or an entrepreneurial newbie, The Boss of You is the definitive guidebook for starting, maintaining, and enjoying your own business.
©2008 Emira Mears and Lauren Bacon; (P)2009 Audible, Inc.
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5 out of 5 stars
By Nichole on 02-24-10


I have read business books.. and a LOT of them! This was the first to break EVERY step down, spoke to women, but still kept every concept seriously business related. I mean "REAL" business related.
For the first time, I understand business finances..i've been doing it WRONG the entire time! I have also NOT been paying myself, a HUGE no, no, EVEN if your a one person star-up! You MUST read this book if you want to start RIGHT! Like I said, I have read what have been touted to be the "best" business books on the market... not one of them tops this one!

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4 out of 5 stars
By Diane on 05-20-11


Very good information... the only reason that I did not give a 5 star rating is because of the narration. The reader sounds like she's talking to a child a little too often for my taste. Otherwise, it has some very basic operational information for the new women owned business!!

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